Tag Archives: holiday

Thank You from the Deja Reviewer

To all of my readers, thank you for helping to make my website such a huge success. I got my 1 millionth view and my 1,000th follower last month, and everything just keeps booming. I am amazed by what has … Continue reading

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Predator Is Surprisingly Deep for an Action Movie

Happy April Fools’ Day. I’m only half-joking when I say that the 1987 classic Predator is surprisingly deep for an action movie. It’s not exactly the kind of movie you watch hoping for a lot of subtext to analyze. Predator … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: Santa Claus: The Movie vs. Superman: The Movie

Oh, those crazy Salkinds. If you’re not a Superman fan you probably don’t have a clue who Ilya and Alexander Salkind are. Back in the ‘70s and early ‘80s they had huge aspirations for the U.S. film industry. They wanted … Continue reading

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10 Classic Films You Probably Didn’t Know Are Based on Books

This isn’t the first time I’ve delved into film adaptations of novels. I’ve listed movies that barely resemble the books they’re based on and movies that contradict their books’ endings. This time I’ll go a little more obscure and share … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang vs. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

Christmas is coming early this year. I usually save my Christmas article for later in the month of December, but the good folks at Rifftrax preempted me by scheduling their riff of Santa Claus Conquers the Martians to come to movie … Continue reading

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Movie Matchups: Die Hard vs. Crocodile Dundee II

What do Speed, Cliffhanger, Air Force One, and Sudden Death have in common? They all copy the plot of Crocodile Dundee II. I’m serious. Not Die Hard. The sequel to the popular Paul Hogan vehicle from the mid-1980s debuted in theaters … Continue reading

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Forgotten Film Gems: Mr. Krueger’s Christmas

Do you want to watch a movie that brings out the Spirit of Christmas perfectly and fills your heart with nothing but good feelings? Mr. Krueger’s Christmas is exactly what you’re looking for. This little 26-minute, made-for-television musical drama is … Continue reading

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